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Five crazy headlines

Who said crazy couldn’t be good? Here’s this week’s five crazy headlines, all with happy endings. Woman sets home on fire trying to kill spider A Kansas woman, Ginny M. Griffith, overreacted last week when she saw a spider. Her method of dealing with it, setting a pile of paper towels on fire hoping to […]

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Top four things to do on the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July: it’s the one and only day for Americans to honor their country’s birthday while celebrating their favorite family traditions. From head-to-toe spangled outfits, pot-luck barbecues and of course the fireworks, the Fourth is a great excuse to have a good time. Like all the other important holidays of the year, having crazy things to […]

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Supreme Court supports Hobby Lobby claim

The United States Supreme Court ruled that corporations can deny coverage of contraceptive medical care due to religious objections Monday morning. “Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.” challenged a portion of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, which required insurance plans offered by employers to meet certain standards of coverage. In a 5-4 decision […]

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Make-A-Wish children get up close with Thunderbirds

With more than 400,000 attendants and participants at the air show, several Make-A-Wish children and their families got the opportunity to experience an exclusive Thunderbirds “Practice Show” earlier in the week. Make-A-Wish Foundation and Hill Air Force Base hosted the special event to give local children with life-threatening medical conditions a rare chance to witness the grace and […]

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Thousands flock to ‘Warriors Over the Wasatch’ air show

With a squadron of six Thunderbirds lining the runway, Utah’s “Warriors Over the Wasatch” air show welcomed an estimated 400,000 spectators to Hill Air Force Base this past weekend. The air show opened to the public on June 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with several aerial performances and ground displays. From […]

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What to do with an extra hour in your day

From the early days of Benjamin Franklin to World War I, daylight saving time has occurred twice every year by setting clocks forward and backward one hour to save light. Questions about whether daylight saving has relevance today are being faced by Utah’s legislature. A bill, H.B. 197, is the latest version the Utah State Capitol has […]

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